December 1, 2008: Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology Finalists Announced
Top Nanotech Researchers to be Honored
Palo Alto, CA —December 1, 2008 – Foresight Nanotech Institute, a leading think tank and public interest organization focused on nanotechnology, announced the finalists for the 2008 Foresight Institute Feynman Prizes. These prestigious prizes, named in honor of pioneer physicist Richard Feynman, are given in two categories, one for experiment and the other for theory in nanotechnology. Established in 1993, the prizes honor researchers whose recent work has most advanced the achievement of Feynman's goal for nanotechnology: the construction of atomically-precise products through the use of productive nanosystems.
The 2008 finalists for the Experimental prize are:
The 2008 Finalists for the Theory prize are:
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